Welcome to Trinity Lutheran in Bradenton, FL!

Welcome!
     We are so glad you're here. Take a look around, join us for one of our events, get connected with one of our partner ministries, or come to worship - online or in person! All are welcome!
     We are currently in the season of "Ordinary Time" in the church, but there's nothing ordinary about the work of God in our lives. The Holy Spirit is alive and well, and Christ's love is ever present. God's grace is an extraordinary gift to us all, in every season!       

Outdoor Worship:
Join us Sundays at 9am for outdoor worship in the Memorial Garden area. You may participate in parked cars or, if you bring a lawn chair, spaced physically distanced in the grass. If the lawn area is already full, please stay in your car and tune into our FM station on your radio. Aside from staying home and watching worship online, this remains the safest worship opportunity we offer!

Indoor Worship:
If you are fully vaccinated, you may enter for worship without a mask or face covering, if you wish. Trinity staff will continue to wear masks appropriately and invite everyone to do so. Seating will remain physically distanced. 

  • Contemporary worship, Saturdays at 5:30pm.   
  • Traditional worship, Sundays at 11am.     

Conversations before and following worship are to take place outside the building. Thank you for continuing to care for the safety of others and yourself during these times.

 

Five hundred years ago, Martin Luther shared some still applicable advice when he and his people were dealing with a critical health crisis: "I shall ask God mercifully to protect us. Then I shall fumigate, help purify the air, administer medicine and take it. I shall avoid places and persons where my presence is not needed in order not to become contaminated and thus perchance inflict and pollute others and so cause their death as a result of my negligence." 

Luther's Works Volume 43 page 132
 
Our Mission:  Being Neighbor  †  Sharing God’s Transforming Love!
       

 

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Your financial gifts make it possible for us to continue to serve our neighbors' needs through our numerous ministries.  To send a secure contribution electronically, DONATE HERE.  Thank you for your continuing support.


Chef Darrell's Delicious Pulled Pork & Apple-Cranberry Slaw:
Drive Thru pick up at church from 4:30-6pm
This fundraiser will help us meet our commitment to sponsor Julliana as she seeks asylum.
      Place your orders by August 17th - by phone to the Church Office - 941-747-3081 (please leave message) - or by email: trinitylutheransecretary@gmail.com. Please indicate how many meals you wish to pick up, and your form of payment with your order: mailed, dropped at church, or e-giving online at our website: www.tlcbradenton.com.

      Suggested donation is $20 per meal. Quantities are limited.


We continue our annual projects in our community. Our quilters make book bags for the students at Just for Girls, and we purchase the school supplies with your gifts. 

With Thrivent's support, we purchase 150 back packs for our Migrant children served at Beth-El Farmworker Ministry, and the needed back to school items for the children at Prine Elementary, just blocks from Trinity. 

We invite you to participate in these projects. Please mark your monetary gift: “Back-to-School”.  Thank you!


Join Pastor Bobbie and Vicar Roger for Trinity's book study on How to Fight Racism: Courageous Christianity and the Journey Toward Racial Justice by Jemar Tisby. Gather in person at church or on Zoom, Sundays at 4pm.  Our study August 8th is on Chapter 8.   Use this link to join in. Or from Zoom, choose Meeting ID: 896 2401 8982 for the 4pm session on Sunday afternoons.  Join by phone: (646) 558 8656 or (301) 715 8592.


ZOOM in for coffee the first Sunday of each month and connect with our faith community - both near and far! Invite others to get to know Trinity folks and about our ministry!   Our next Coffee Hour is Sunday, September 5th, 10am.    The Meeting ID is 867 7887 8149.  Here's the Zoom link.  To call in: 646-558-8656  or  301-715-8592. Meeting ID: 867 7887 8149.


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